stay informed

Top 10 Ways to stay informed

Maintaining open lines of communication between the school and home is vital to achieve the common goal of providing the best quality education to every student. Learn how you can do your part.

1.  Sign up for email Newsletters and get news and information from your child's school in your inbox.

2. News & Announcements on your child's school's webpage. RMS and RHS also post their student Daily Announcements on their homepage.

3.  View our District Calendar for upcoming events.  If you have a Gmail account we have included instructions for adding any of our RAPS calendars to your Gmail calendar.

4.  Visit your child's Teacher Website.

5.  Set up Skyward Notifications and get daily updates on your child's progress as well as notifications regarding Food Service* account status. Contact the office of your child's building to set up your login. Once logged in, click on Email Notifications on the left pane.  Students can also ask for a student login to track their own progress.  Look for the Skyward Mobile App in the iTunes Store for iPhone or for on Google Play for Android. 

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7.   Tune in to the local News and Radio stations listed below during an inclement weather or an emergency.

8.  Listen when Skylert phone message service calls regarding special events or emergency information.

9. View the RHS Counseling Calendar for information regarding SAT testing, college visits  and more.

10.  Visit our RHS Scholarship page for information regarding various scholarships being offered from college scholarships, to summer camps scholarships.

More Information


Each school provides a weekly email newsletter for communicating news of the building.  It is the  primary source of communication between parents, your child's school and/or the district. Sign up today!

Newsletter Sign Up!

What is Skyward?

Skyward’s Family Access provides an easy, open line of communication between parents, students, and school. Parents can easily see attendance, discipline, food service, upcoming coursework, grades, schedules, activities, and more!  To receive a login, contact your school's office.

External LinkSkyward Login

In an emergency...

Tune in to these radio and news stations for the latest school delay/closing info:

 Radio WDPK/WBYB: Gaylord

Radio WTCM: Traverse City

Radio Northern Christian:  Gaylord    

Northern Star Broadcasting 

MacDonald Garber Broadcasting

Radio WBMI:  WestBranch

Radio WQPN/WGRY:  Grayling

TV9/10 WWTV & TV Fox33

TV4/7 WWVP &